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Articles dated March 2017

New U.S. placemats encourage independent learning...at the dinner table

by John
Friday, 31 March, 2017
categories: Articles
Children whose innate love of learning has been nurtured will learn naturally in any environment without even thinking about it, and one of the most natural places of all to learn is right at the kitchen table. Enter the new Trivium at the Table placemats with maps of...
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The Power of Community—It’s Not What You Think

Someone recently asked me to weigh in on their “be part of a local community” or “do CC at home” dilemma. As I began to gather my thoughts, identify my best examples, and marshal my arguments, I realized that for me, the jury is not still out. I am wholly sold out to...
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From One Ill-equipped Leader to Another

This is a month of confessions, and I have another one today. When I find myself in the role of a tutor or team leader, I’m a master of making it about me, not about my fellow students. As a graduate teaching assistant, I often came into classes so impressed with my...
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Achievement Testing now offered at Great Homeschool Conventions

by John
Monday, 27 March, 2017
categories: Articles
If you have been debating about whether to attend next month’s Great Homeschool Convention in Cincinnati, debate no longer. Your children can now do their end-of-year achievement testing while you enjoy the convention. This is the first year that Homeschool Testing...
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Celebrating Classical Education

As my children have left childhood and home and are entering into post-high school education and the world of work, I often reflect on our journey as a family and my growing understanding of Christian, classical education. This summer, the whole family spent a few...
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